Styrax benzoin (Sumatra)
This pure plant resin has its own soothing properties but is more commonly used as a fixative in a synergy to bind together very unstable, fragile "high notes" or rapidly diffusing essential oils. In this way Benzoin Resin actually keeps more of the ethereal floral and citrus notes intact within the blend. So for example add a little Benzoin to a floral blend and it won't fade or change as quickly over time. Due to its gentle sweet aroma, it is also used in addition to or as a substitute for Vanilla Absolute in synergies. Benzoin Resin is a must have for your aromatherapy tool kit.
100% Essential Oil of Benzoin Resin.
This product is intended for use by trained professionals only. Do not take internally. Essential oils can be poisonous! Keep out of reach of children. Do not apply directly to the skin. Dilute before use. Recommended ratio is 1 to 3 drops of essential oil per one ounce of carrier oil, lotion or cream. Our 1 ounce Empty Bottles are perfect for this. Mix well. All Pure Pro essential oils are 100% pure and uncut. We select our professional quality essential oils for their healing powers and aromatic intensity and excellence. Since they are very concentrated unlike most store brands, they will irritate or possibly burn the skin if not diluted. If you are unsure how to safely use Pure Pro essential oils, please Contact Us for assistance.
Essential oils can be poisonous! Did you know that it takes over 7 lbs., of pulverized birch bark to make one half ounce bottle of Birch essential oil? Do you know that Birch and Wintergreen contain high concentrations of methyl salicylate which is the active ingredient in aspirin and ingesting as little as one half ounce can be lethal? Did you know it takes over 4 lbs., of flowering peppermint tops to make one half ounce bottle of Peppermint essential oil? This extreme potency is what can make essential oils toxic or even deadly if used improperly!
All Pure Pro essential oils are 100% pure, uncut, and unadulterated. All of our essential oils are therapeutic grade and are used by certified aromatherapists around the world. Our essential oils are steam distilled or cold pressed thus preserving the volatile oils of the leaf, flower, root, rhizome, berry, seed, bark, peel, wood or resin. We certify the potency and naturalness of every Pure Pro essential oil through gas chromatography, optical rotation, refractive index, specific gravity, and lot tracking.
We do offer our expensive absolutes (Jasmine, Neroli, Rose, and Vanilla) in two forms: 1. as pure absolutes in 2 ml bottles, and 2. as pure absolutes diluted in jojoba - 1 ml of absolute in 14 ml of jojoba in a 15 ml bottle. These are clearly stated in the product descriptions and none of our other single note essential oils or essential oil blends are diluted.
We source the highest quality, sustainably grown, most aromatically desirable essential oils and scrutinize each lot to be sure it meets our standards. The country of origin for each of our essential oils varies based upon availability and quality. Each of our essential oils is priced based on market supply thus our prices are very competitive.
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